What Heav'nly Music's This I Hear
For the Christmas-tide
Words: English Traditional
Music: Not Stated
Source: A Selection of Carols, Pieces, and Anthems, Suitable for Christmas. (London: W. Kent and Co.; Penzance: F. Rodda, ca. 1872), p. 51.
What heav'nly music's this I hear,
Sounds from the nether sky
'Tis angels' notes glad tidings bring,
Our great Redeemer's nigh.
Arise and join the heav'nly choir,
In that angelic song:—
“Glory to God, all pow'r and praise,
To whom all praise belong.”
“On earth be peace, good-will to man,”
Thus sang the heav'nly host,
Let us unite in praise to God,
The Son and the Holy Ghost.
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